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Bass Player Lee Sklar

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Bass Player Lee Sklar

Lee Sklar was the cover feature for the Feb 2017 issue of Bass Musician.

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LEE SKLAR'S BIRTHDAY

Birthday: May 28

4 COOL THINGS ABOUT LEE SKLAR
  1. Likes mandolin frets on all of his basses
  2. In the early 70’s he purchased a candy-apple, metallic-flake Fender bass for $90, which he proceeded to ‘customize’ with a hack-saw, chisel and decoupage
  3. Has a franken-bass consisting of P-bass body, a Jazz-bass neck with mandolin frets and two sets of P-bass pickups
  4. He has a signature Warwick bass, which carries his signature ‘finger’ salute
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Bass Player Alain Caron

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Bass Player Alain Caron

Alain Caron was the cover feature in both the Oct/Nov 2007 and September 2017 issues of Bass Musician.

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ALAIN CARON'S BIRTHDAY

Birthday: May 5

5 COOL THINGS ABOUT ALAIN CARON
  1. Is the youngest of 11 children
  2. Discovered Jazz at 14
  3. Considered a master of the 6-string bass
  4. Member of UZEB, who reunited in 2016
  5. Does most of his writing at the piano
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Bass Player Victor Wooten

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Bass Player Victor Wooten

Victor Wooten was the Feb/Mar 2008 cover feature of Bass Musician.

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VICTOR WOOTEN'S BIRTHDAY

Birthday: September 11

5 COOL THINGS ABOUT VICTOR WOOTEN
  1. Is the youngest of 5 brothers, all musicians, who played at Busch Gardens in Virginia
  2. Victor wrote, “The Music Lesson: A Spiritual Search for Growth Through Music”
  3. Co-designed his “Yin Yang” Fodera bass
  4. Has a Bass/Nature Camp at Wooten Woods, located in Tennessee
  5. Is part of the S.M.V. trio, (Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten), who released Thunder
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Bass Player Stu Hamm

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Bass Player Stu Hamm

Stu Hamm was the cover feature in the August 2015 issue of Bass Musician.

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STU HAMM'S BIRTHDAY

Birthday: Feb 8

4 COOL THINGS ABOUT STU HAMM
  1. Comes from a musical family (Mom = Opera Singer / Dad = Musicologist)
  2. Attended the Berklee College of Music, where he met Steve Vai and Joe Satriani
  3. He was inspired to create his latest CD from Patrick Xavier’s diary
  4. Fans are not ‘BOO-ing’ Stu during concerts, they are ‘STU-ing’ him, which sounds like ‘BOO-ing’
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Bass Player Marcus Miller

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Bass Player Marcus Miller

Marcus Miller was the cover feature in the Jun/Jul issue of Bass Musician, as well as the August 2012 issue.

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MARCUS MILLER'S BIRTHDAY

Birthday: June 14

5 COOL THINGS ABOUT MARCUS MILLER
  1. Marcus is highly proficient as a keyboardist and clarinetist/bass clarinetist
  2. He was related to jazz pianist Wynton Kelly
  3. He was the last primary collaborator of Jazz legend Miles Davis
  4. Is a two-time Grammy-winner
  5. As a session musician he has appeared on over 500 albums
MARCUS MILLER NEWS
FAVORITE MARCUS MILLER VIDEO

Marcus Miller & Keziah Jones – I’ll Be There, Come Together

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Bass Player Nathan East

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Bass Player Nathan East

Nathan East is one of our most featured artists, having first appeared on a Bass Musician Cover back in December 2007, the first year that we started publication. Since then he has been featured on the  January 2011, as well as the March 2014 covers.

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NATHAN EAST'S BIRTHDAY

Birthday: December 8

4 COOL THINGS ABOUT NATHAN EAST
  1. Was 16 years old when he went on the road with Barry White
  2. Holds a BA degree in Music from the University of California, San Diego
  3. Founding member of Fourplay
  4. Released his first ever debut self-titled solo album on March 25, 2014 on Yamaha Entertainment Group label, which included his 13-year-old son Noah East
NATHAN EAST NEWS
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Nathan & Son Noah Record “Yesterday”

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